Filtered Kapi

Aditi Taswala
Exploring the thread connecting economics, business and politics.
Created 29 Apr 2020
  • Why is the price of sugar so low and who is paying for it?
    31 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Hello, Recently I found an article about sugar and why its price has not increased in lockstep with inflation. I began searching for more information. The more I understood the more I was fascinated. ...
  • How we arrived at the exchange rate system we have today
    21 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    It’s funny how going down rabbit holes searching for a particular topic often leads to learning about something else. And that something else could be even more fascinating. One such rabbit hole is ho...
  • From boom to bust
    08 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    Solar energy was proclaimed to be the next big thing for India. Between 2014-2019, India’s solar power generation capacity went from 2000 MW to 28000 MW. India even met its power generation targets fo...
  • 2 frameworks to critique government actions
    23 Jul 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Understanding the ramifications of government policies can be a complex task. Is the policy good for society in general or is the government overreaching and interfering in markets? Today’s edition fo...
  • How to take smart notes
    05 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Filtered Kapi #18. Someone sent you this? Subscribe here Have you ever struggled with remembering the details of what you read? Structuring arguments for topics you are interested in? Faced difficulty...
  • Three inspiring women
    30 Apr 2021 • 3 min read • 3 2
    Filtered Kapi #17. Someone sent you this? Subscribe here Writing about female role models, is something I have wanted to do since quite some time. Today, I want to share three stories. Each of them ha...
  • Looking at the China's Digital Yuan and Wikipedia
    25 Apr 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Filtered Kapi #16. Someone sent you this? Subscribe here. The digital yuan launched by China has the potential to change the monetary system as we know it. I wrote a short essay about it recently and ...
  • Mental Models - Clarify your thinking.
    29 Mar 2021 • 9 min read • 4 0
    Hi, Filtered Kapi #15. Someone sent you this? Subscribe here. In today’s newsletter, I’ve summarised my learnings from the book - The Great Mental Models Volume 1: General Thinking Concepts by Shane P...
  • Nuggets of Wisdom from David Perell
    05 Mar 2021 • 10 min read • 4 0
    Filtered Kapi #14 Someone sent you this? Subscribe here David Perell is one of the leaders of the online writing community. He thinks deeply and writes eloquently. One of his standards is that ideas c...
  • How cotton caused India's first stock market bubble
    25 Jan 2021 • 4 min read • 3 3
    Hi, I know it’s been a while since my last post. Consistency is something I’m working on. Today’s article is about the cotton craze which gripped Bombay in the 1860’s, leading to India’s first stock m...
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